Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (PTI) Gujarat's count of coronavirus cases rose to 1,53,923 with an addition of 1,158 cases on Tuesday, the state health department said.
The death of ten COVID-19 patients pushed the death toll to 3,587, the department said.
But daily recoveries continued to outnumber new cases.
With 1,375 patients getting discharged on Tuesday, the number of recovered cases in the state rose to 1,35,127.
With this, the state's recovery rate improved to 87.79 per cent, the department said.
50,993 tests were conducted in the state for coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Surat continued to report the highest numberof new COVID-19 cases among Gujarat districts with 248 cases on Tuesday.
Ahmedabadreported177 new cases.
Three other districts reported 100 or more new cases: Vadodara 124, Rajkot 109 and Jamnagar 100.
Among other districts, Mehsana reported 41 new cases, Gandhinagar 36, Junagadh 34, Panchmahal 27, Bharuch 26, Morbi and Sabarkantha 22 each, Amreli and Surendranagar 19 each, Banaskantha and Patan 17, Anand 16, Kutch 15, Gir Somnath 13, Bhavnagar 12.
Three deaths each were reported during the dayin Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat, and one in Mahisagar.
With this, the state's active cases stand at 15,209, of which 82 patients are on ventilator, the department said.
Gujarat's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,53,923, new cases 1,158, death toll 3,587, discharged 1,35,127, active cases 15,209, and people tested so far 51,14,677. PTI KA PD KRK KRK